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Education Based Startups

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When we hear the word "education" the first thing which comes to the mind is a "formal system of education"- going to school, colleges, engineering colleges etc. 
I have subscribed to a bunch of blogs which I generally try to go through to keep myself updated on tech happenings across the world. Off late I noticed that there are quite a lot of education startups, not only in US but few in India as well. I have published the list at the bottom of this post which I found on Quora*. 
Problems they are trying to solve? If you go through their website, you would find that most of these startups are trying to solve the problem of : bringing the courses online to cater a large group of audienceproviding specialized courses like course on coding, K-12 learninginnovating the way courses are deliveredcommunity based learningWhat online education offers? Before I discuss if there is a market (which surely is) for online education, we need to understand what it actually offers (the…